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Samsung T5 Portable SSD 500GB - USB 3.1 External Solid State Drive with V-NAND Flash Memory Technology (MU-PA500R/WW) - Metallic Red

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Compatible Devices Smartphone
Brand SAMSUNG
Digital Storage Capacity 500 GB
Hardware Interface USB
Write Speed 520 megabits_per_second

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  • SUPERFAST READ WRITE SPEEDS: SSD with V-NAND offers ultra-fast data transfer speeds of up to 540MB/s (up to 4.9x faster than external HDDs); Ideal for transferring large-sized data including 4K videos, high-resolution photos, games and more
  • COMPACT AND PORTABLE DESIGN: Top to bottom shock resistant metal design fits in the palm of your hand and easily slides in your pocket or purse to take work and entertainment on the go
  • SECURE ENCRYPTION: Optional password protection and AES 256-bit hardware encryption keeps your personal and private data more secure
  • SEAMLESS CONNECTIVITY: Includes USB Type C to C and USB Type C to A cables to connect to PCs, Macs, smartphones and other devices
  • WARRANTY AND COMPATIBILITY: 3-year limited warranty; Requires Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), Android 4.4 (KitKat), or higher; Older versions of the Windows, Mac and Android operating systems may not be supported

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Portable SSD T5

The World in your Pocket

Get your entertainment, coursework, or games anywhere, on any device. Feel the freedom of huge storage and speedy transfers to laptops, smartphones, game consoles and more. The latest T5 easily slides in your pocket or purse, with multiple color options that complement your sense of style.

Samsung Portable SSD T5 in 4 different colors
Up to 4.9x faster than external HDD
Up to 4.9x faster than external HDD

Fast Transfer Speeds

With Samsung V-NAND flash memory and a USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface, the T5 provides transfer speeds of up to 540 MB/s*, that’s up to 4.9x faster than external HDDs**. Transfers and backups of large-sized data including 4K videos and high-resolution photos will be much quicker and faster.

*Performance may vary depending on host configuration. Must support USB 3.1 Gen 2 and the UASP mode must be enabled.

**Based on internal test results compared to a Samsung external HDD 500GB.

Make It Your Favorite Accessory

Comes in rose goal, metallic red, deep black and alluring blue aluminum finishes

More Color Choices

The T5 brings more style to computing with chic colors, sleek casing, and elegantly curved sides. The rose gold, metallic red, deep black and alluring blue* aluminum finishes offer you even more color choices across different storage capacities.

*Color options vary by storage capacity.

2.26 in width x 2.91 in length

Compact and light

Smaller than the average business card, weighing just 1.80oz, and only 0.41" thick. The compact, light and slim T5 is the perfect portable storage.

Do more. Worry less.

Solid Inside and Out

The T5 has no moving parts and a sturdy metal body, so it can handle drops of up to 2 meters*. The optional password protection with AES 256-bit hardware encryption keeps your personal and private data more secure*.

*The internal free fall shock test was conducted under controlled conditions.

Shock Resistance and Password Protection
Dashboard of the Management Softward on a laptop and a smartphone

Management Software

Manage your data easily with new intuitive software for PCs and Macs* that makes it simple to set the password and get the latest firmware updates. You can also download the mobile app for Android smartphones and tablets.**

*Software requires Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), Android 4.4 (KitKat), or higher. Older versions of the Windows, Mac and Android operating systems may not be supported.

**Firmware update requires PC or Mac connection. Android app available on Google Play.

USB Type-C to C or A

Any Device, Anywhere

USB Type-C to C and USB Type-C to A cables* are included for effortless convenience, especially when you're on the move.

*With USB 3.0 and USB 2.0

Portable SSD T5 connected to a laptop

Ready Anytime, Anywhere

Take everything, all your work and entertainment, with you. Take along your documents, photos or videos, and get things done wherever you go.

Portable SSD T5 connected to a game console

Compatible with your Devices

Easily plugs into your PC, Mac, smartphone or gaming console* for lightning-fast access to memories, entertainment and more.

*Compatibility may vary.

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Capacity
250 GB | 500GB | 1TB | 2TB 500GB | 1TB | 2TB 500GB | 1TB | 2TB 500GB | 1TB | 2TB
Internal/External, Form Factor
External, Portable External, Portable External, Portable External, Portable
Interface
USB 3.1 Gen2 backwards comp. USB 3.2 Gen2 backwards comp. USB 3.2 Gen2 backwards comp. Thunderbolt 3, NVMe
Cable Included (Type C-to-C)
USB Type C-to-C cable USB Type C-to-C cable USB Type C-to-C cable USB Thunderbolt 3 Type C-to-C
Cable Included (Type C-to-A)
USB Type C-to-A cable USB Type C-to-A cable USB Type C-to-A cable Not included
Max Sequential Read Speed
Up to 540 MB/s Up to 1,050 MB/s Up to 1,050 MB/s Up to 2,800 MB/s
Max Sequential Write Speed
Up to 520 MB/s Up to 1,000 MB/s Up to 1,000 MB/s Up to 2,300 MB/s
Password Protection
Finger Print Protection
Colors
Blue, Black, Gray, Rose Gold Black, Silver Gray, Blue, Red Gray
Recommended For:
Fast, secure external storage Creators/Professionals, Gamers Creators, Gamers, Students Creators/Professionals

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Hard Disk Size 500.0 GB 1.00 TB 1.0 TB 1.0 TB 1.0 TB
Hardware Interface USB USB 3.0 Solid State Drive USB Type C USB 3.1 Type C USB 3.1 Type A, USB 3.1 Type C
Item Dimensions 2.90 x 2.30 x 0.40 inches 0.41 x 2.91 x 2.26 inches 3.30 x 2.20 x 0.30 inches 0.38 x 2.07 x 3.97 inches 3.40 x 2.20 x 0.30 inches 4.34 x 2.26 x 0.40 inches
Size 500 GB 1 TB 1TB 1TB 1TB 1TB

Product description

The Samsung 500GB T5 Portable SSD offers the latest in Samsung V-NAND flash memory technology and a USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface to transfer and store large-sized data including 4K videos and high-resolution photos. The T5 solid state drive’s portable design, blazing fast transfer speeds of up to 540MB/s (up to 4.9x faster than external HDDs), shock resistance and secure encryption make it the best portable SSD on the market.


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